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  Definition of Ataractic
  1. a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
  2. tending to soothe or tranquilize; "valium has a tranquilizing effect"; "took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed"
Similar Words: tranquilizer, tranquillizer, tranquilliser, antianxiety agent, ataractic drug, ataractic agent, ataraxic, sedative, tranquilizing, tranquilising

 

Hyponyms: major tranquilizer, major tranquillizer, major tranquilliser, antipsychotic drug, antipsychotic agent, antipsychotic, neuroleptic drug, neuroleptic agent, neuroleptic, minor tranquilizer, minor tranquillizer, minor tranquilliser, antianxiety drug, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drug

 

Derivational Morphology: sedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, calm down, quiet, quieten, lull, still

 

 
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